View from the kid’s table

Dozens sat in an auditorium, while one detailed the history of Alexander Calder from her elevated podium. Though she lectured in much the same way as any art history professor ...
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Obituary: Marcia Finn Decatur

DECATUR, Marcia Finn Of Marblehead (MA) passed away peacefully at home on August 12, 2014. Born in 1931, she was one of eight children of James A. and Kathleen Macy Finn of Ardsley-on-Hudson, NY and Southport, CT. Mrs. Decatur was educated at the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Greenwich, CT and graduated with a degree in nursing from St. Vincent's Hospital in Bridgeport. In 1956 she married Stephen Decatur of Garden City, NY. She and her husband moved immediately to Marblehead where she remained until her death. As her four children grew up, Mrs. Decatur reassumed her positions as a nursing administrator, being Acting Director of Nurses at the Shaughnessy-Kaplan Rehabilitation Hospital in Salem, and Director of Nurses at ...

Carl Apfel turns 100

On August 4th New York City raised a glass to celebrate the 100th birthday of Carl Apfel. That name should sound familiar to those still following the rising star of ...
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Obituary: Davidine J. Small

SMALL, Davidine J. (Coleman) 90, of Marblehead. Entered into rest August 10, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Harold C. Small. Mother of two children and their spouses, Jon and his wife Patty Small of Tucson, AZ and Judy and her husband Ralph Bonnell of Danvers. Her granddaughter, Jennifer and her husband Will Koffel of Sudbury and her great-grandson, Dexter Koffel. In the last few years of her declining health, she had help and support from many people. In particular the family wishes to thank Bertina and Adeline for their help, love, and devotion, and the many members of Davidine's wonderful Care Dimensions hospice team that helped her and developed special relationships with her and with the family; Karen, Chaplain ...
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Obituary: James J. Dunlop

Dunlop, James J. Marblehead, MA, passed peacefully at the Kaplan Hospice House on August 8, 2014. Jim was born May 10, 1934 in Palo Alto, CA. He graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 1955 and the Harvard Business School in 1962. A management consultant with the firm of Arthur D. Little in Cambridge, MA for 21 years, Jim was a leader in the field of nonprofit and association management. In 1983 he founded James Dunlop & Co. Management Consultants. He authored "Leading the Association", a seminal work in the field. A resident of Marblehead for the last 50 years, Jim was an active member of the Marblehead Unitarian Universalist Church. He is survived by his wife of 51 ...
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Obituary: Arline Mazonson

MAZONSON, Arline (Levy) Entered Into Rest July 29, formerly of Marblehead and Salem. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Mazonson. Devoted mother of Diane, Nancy, & Peter Mazonson. Loving sister of the late Alan Levy. Cherished grandmother of Ari, Nathan, Leah, Rebecca, and Hannah. Services at Stanetsky Memorial Chapels, 1668 Beacon St., BROOKLINE on Friday, August 15 at 10 AM. Visiting and Shiva will take place at Nancy Mazonson's home on Friday, August 15 until 9 pm, on Saturday, August 16 from 7 to 9 pm, and on Sunday, August 17 from 3 to 6 pm. Expressions of sympathy in her memory may be donated to Help Fund c/o Hebrew Senior Life Development, 1200 Centre St., Roslindale, MA 02131 ...
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Obituary: George S. Eisenberg

Eisenberg, George S. Age 93, of Marblehead, entered into rest August 5, 2014. Beloved husband of Gabrielle (Bergman) Eisenberg. Devoted father of Julie Janson and her husband Joseph of Jamestown, RI and the late Stewart Eisenberg. Cherished Grandfather to Margot and Eric Janson. Brother to the late Bernice Cushing and Florence Michelson. Memorial Services at the Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel, 10 Vinnin St. SALEM on Sunday at 2:00PM. Interment will be private. Memorial Observance will be announced at the Service. Expressions of sympathy in his memory may be made payable to the "VA Medical Voluntary Services" at the E.N. Rogers Memorial Veteran's Hospital, 200 Springs Rd. Bedford, MA 01730 On the memo line, please write: "For the comfort and care of ...

Tree whisperer

I recently found my way to the Omega Institute in New York’s Hudson Valley to take part in a weekend workshop to learn about Tree Whispering.  As the curator of ...
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Obituary: Lucille Sevinor

Sevinor, Lucille (Mezansky) Age 96, formerly of Marblehead entered into rest on August 1, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Leo Sevinor. Devoted and loving mother of Dr. Sheldon Sevinor and Ruthann Sevinor and Ralph and Meryl Sevinor and Gary Sevinor and his wife, Lydia. Adored grandmother to Cara Fineman and her husband David Sobol, Jared Sevinor and Jordan Sevinor. Loving great grandmother to Alexa, Dylan, and Gavin Sobol of Wellesley. Cherished sister of Jeanette and Alan Ablow, the late Bernard mason and Eugene Mezansky. Services at the Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel, 10 Vinnin St. SALEM, on Sunday, August 3, 2014, at 12:00 noon. Interment following at the Temple Israel section of Congregation Shirat Hayam Cemetery, Lowell St., Peabody. Memorial observance ...
Marblehead News Flash

Patriot Properties Measuring and Inspecting Marblehead Properties

Representatives of Patriot Properties, acting on behalf of the Town of Marblehead Assessors Department, as part of a directive of the Department of Revenue, are to measure and inspect all properties within the Marblehead community.
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Obituary: Sally Popovsky

POPOVSKY, Sally Of Warwick, RI, formerly of Marblehead. Entered into rest Saturday, July 26, 2014. Cherished wife of the late Samuel Popovsky. Loving mother of Arlene Kalin of West Warwick, RI, Mark Popovsky & his wife Andrea Lavender of Sharon. Adoring grandmother of Erica Popovsky & Donna Kaufman, great-grandmother of Joshua & Sam Kaufman, sister of Elbert Taitz. Services at the Stanetsky Memorial Chapel, 475 Washington St., CANTON, on Monday, July 28 at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Tamarisk Assisted Living, 3 Shalom Dr, Warwick, RI 02886. For additional information or to leave remembrances please visit Stanetsky Memorial Chapels(781) 821-4600
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Visiting Rabbi Ben Zion Leads Services Aug 1-3

Join us on Shabbat Chazon (Parashat Devarim) to meet Rabbi Ben Zion Lanxner and his wife, Susan Rabbi Ben Zion will be leading services on the following days: Friday, August 1, 2014 at 8:00 pm Kabbalat Shabbat Dvar Torah on "The Power of Shabbat". Carlebach style Kabbalat Shabbat followed by Oneg. Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 9:30 [...]
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Rescue Crews Recover Body of Missing Diver in Marblehead

A scuba diver near Children's Island in Marblehead was described by the US Coast Guard as being "overdue" Tuesday morning.
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